First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gertrud

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Alt. Meaning

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

T is for try, as hard as you can

R is for respect, earned through your actions

U is for unite, you bring people together.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Notable Persons Named Gertrud

Gertrud was given the name Gertrud Scholz-Treusch on February 9th, 1902 in Adelsheim. She passed away on March 24th, 1999.


Gego was given the name Gertrud Louise Goldschmidt on August 1st, 1912 in Hamburg. She left this life on September 17th, 1994.


Gertrud was born in 1921 in Berlin.


Gertrud was born on July 11th, 1898. Gertrud is also known as Kolisch (maiden name); Max Blonda (pseudonym). She left this life on February 14th, 1967.


Gertrud was born on December 10th, 1894 in Berlin. She passed away in 1943.


Gertrud Arndt was a in the field of photography. Gertrud was given the name Gertrud Hantschk on September 20th, 1903 in Racibórz. Gertrud is also known as Hantschk and Gertrude. She died on July 10th, 2000.


Common last names for Gertrud

  • Mueller
  • Meyer
  • Jones
  • Fischer
  • Roberts

Fun Facts about the name Gertrud

  • How Popular is the name Gertrud? Gertrud is the 53,452nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gertrud have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34 babies born with the first name Gertrud in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gertrud? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Gertrud first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gertrud is Monday, March 10th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Gertrud born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gertrud was in 1916 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gertrud: Your name in reverse order is Durtreg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rdugetr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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